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." >>> and now, we turn to the final sprint to the white house. president obama and mitt romney, trolling for votes in those key, battleground states. >> with just 12 days to go, the president is stopping in chicago today, to cast his ballot early. abc's tahman bradley has the latest on the mad dash by both campaigns. >> reporter: there's little in the way of rest for the presidential contenders. >> stay with me. and work with me. >> reporter: president obama, along with pop star, katy perry, showing her support in that dress, held a nighttime rally in battleground, nevada. the president stopped by nbc's "the tonight show," with jay leno. >> the debates are over. i assume you're glad. >> everything i was saying was true. but if you don't have the energy and the presentation that makes people kind of snap up and say, all right, i get it, then you're not doing your job. >> reporter: mr. obama spent the night aboard air force one, headed to swing state, florida, where he'll spend the day. mitt romney, who leads the president by one point, 49% to 48%, will focus exclusively on ohio today. yes
in a very close race. for most of the night, it appeared president obama appeared to be on offense, as both candidates made their final pitches to the american people. president obama reminded voters he is commander in chief, as he went after republican challenger, mitt romney. >> wrong and reckless leadership that is all over the map. >> attacking me is not an agenda. >> reporter: romney spent the night arguing america has lost its world influence, especially with iran. >> the greatest threat is iran, four years closer to a nuclear weapon. >> reporter: but both sides agreed on iranian sanctions. and the policies in syria, egypt and afghanistan. still, that didn't stop the attacks. >> i congratulate him on taking out osama bin laden. we can't kill our way out of this mess. >> i'm glad you recognized al qaeda's a threat. a few months ago when asked what's the biggest geopolitical threat facing america, you said russia. >> our navy is smaller now than ever. >> the nature of our military's changed. >> reporter: they brought the debate back to the number one issue, the economy. in particular, u
, according to the latest abc news/"washington post" tracking poll. 57%-47%. but president obama maintains a slim advantage in ohio. the latest poll has him up by five. the president campaigning there last night, used a targeted message. >> if mitt romney had been present when the auto industry was on the verge of collapse, we might not have an american auto industry today. the auto industry supports one in eight ohio jobs. >> reporter: romney leading in polls on trust to handle the economy, is fighting back. >> my priority is jobs, jobs, jobs. we're going to get them here in ohio. >> reporter: both campaigns are trying to lock down supporters and get them to the polls now in ohio and other states with early voting. yesterday, the president stopped in chicago to cast his vote. an appearance on "jimmy kimmel live," first lady michelle obama joked about the obama camp's turnout efforts. >> all right. >> time to vote. >> okay. >> get out there. >> reporter: as the campaign winds down, the race has taken a nasty turn. president obama in an interview with "rolling stone" magazine, joking about
. >> our new poll comes as president obama and mitt romney blitz the battleground states. and with just 13 days remaining, romney is working to distance himself from another republican's controversial new comments. abc's tahman bradley has the story. >> reporter: the presidential candidates are storming battleground states in a final sprint to election day. the romney campaign, riding a wave of momentum may have hit a bit of a snag, as another republican senate candidate makes a controversial comment about abortion. richard murdoch was asked at a debate in indiana, whether abortion should be allowed in cases of rape or incest. >> i think life begins in conception. i think even if life begins in the horrible situation of rape, that it's something that god in >> reporter: democrats bounced, quickly launching a web video, painting murdoch as extreme. >> the republican party. >> reporter: and democrats point out that mitt romney is supporting him. >> will you help me elect this guy? >> reporter: the romney campaign wasted little time distancing itself from murdoch, saying governor romney disag
knees. >> reporter: president obama has been preparing for the debate at camp david. and mitt romney in florida where he gave this advice between the football game. >> figure out which of the players is best and take them out early. >> reporter: a new poll shows the president has a five-point lead among registered voters but a likely race shows the race is a dead heat at 47%. >> i have a question. >> do you want me to answer? >> reporter: and denied that instead of circling each other, the candidates will be sitting. brandi hitt, abc news, boca raton, florida. >> but who could have predicted how those first two debates would go but "gma" anchor and host of "this week" george stephanopoulos has an idea of what to look for in tonight's third confrontation. >> here's what i expect, number one, fireworks, coming often that ferocious debate that might have turned off likely voters, especially woman. they're not going to be stalking each other. and i think so also the focus on foreign policy, it's also possible you'll see more agreement on some subjects. mitt romney has been trying to stri
Search Results 0 to 14 of about 15 (some duplicates have been removed)